Please take a few moments to learn how you and your congregation, club, team or co-workers can make a positive difference in the everyday routine of the young men and women serving on our behalf in conflict circumstances far from home.
"CHOSEN SOLDIER" is a volunteer programme that allows groups to
informally sponsor a Canadian soldier serving in
Congregations, groups, or
family and friends can co-operate with the purchasing and mailing of items,
without any one person finding the sponsorship too expensive. Soldiers are normally deployed for six
months, so when the soldier returns to
When parcels are ready for mailing, you will be asked to advise the programme organizers before mailing. Organizers monitor the flow of parcels to ensure that sponsored soldiers are being sent parcels and that the military depots are not being overtaxed.
When you have been assigned a soldier through the Chosen Soldier project, the complete mailing address for sending packages or letters will be forwarded to you along with the soldier's name.
How to begin? Look through our website, then contact us.
If you need more information please contact either Ms. Louise Jarvis or Ms. Joan McMurray. If you are interested in joining the programme, please email Joan and she’ll assign you a soldier’s name & send you further details.